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Chris Yankowich
Chris  Yankowich

Graduate Student

Norristown, Pa.

High School:
Germantown Academy



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Virginia Wins Its First Virginia Duals Championship

No. 13 Cavaliers top No. 14 Edinboro, 20-19, to earn title

Posted an 8-14 mark on the season
Moved up to 174 pounds for one dual match vs. Lock Haven at the Virginia Duals (1/13)
Also moved up to wrestle at 157 pounds vs. Duke (2/5)
Runner-up finish at 149 pounds at the National Collegiate Open (2/26)
Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the fifth time

Finished in third place at the ACC Championships
Defeated Beau Donahue (NC State) twice on the way to third place
Posted a fall over Donahue in the opening round, and a SV decision in the third-place match, also
defeated Robert Lee (Pitt) by a 4-3 decision
Only loss came to Evan Henderson (UNC) who won the ACC Championship
Posted a 14-11 record at 149 pounds for the season
Finished second at the Mat Town Open (11/22), going 4-1 in the event
Dropped 4-0 decision to Ken Theobold (Rutgers) in the finals at the Mat Town Open
Finished third at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/16) going 5-1
Only loss at the Shorty Hitchcock came to Shyheim Brown (Maryland)
Named to All-ACC Academic Team

• Went 8-13 while wrestling at 149 pounds
• Took runner-up honors at Lock Haven Invitational (12/29)
• Scored two wins each at Franklin & Marshall Open (1/3) and Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/18)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Went 9-13, including 2-5 in duals
• Recorded four wins at Cleveland State Open (12/14)
• Earned three victories at Wolfpack Open, including pin of VMI's Hunter Hickman (11/17)
• Picked up dual wins over Anderson's Ian Harper and VMI's Shabaka Johns

• Was 5-10 during freshman season
• Competed in five open tournaments and one dual
• Posted two wins at Hokie Open (11/4) and Franklin & Marshall Open (1/5)
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Two-time Pennsylvania State Champion at 135 pounds (2011, 2012)
• 2011 National Prep Champion at 135 pounds
• Took third at 2010 and 2012 National Prep Championships
• 2011 NHSCA Junior All-American
• Took sixth place at 2012 Beast of the East
• Four-time state placewinner (third in 2010, fifth in 2009)
• First-Team All-Southereastern PA selection in 2011, second-team honoree in 2012
• Two-time All-Inter-Ac selection (2011, 2012)
• Coached by Steve Hill

• Parents are Chris and Barbara Yankowich
• Has three sisters: Rachelle, Ryan and Riley
• Born in Seattle, Wash.

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2012-13 141/149 5-10 0-1 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 5:37
2013-14 149 9-13 2-5 0-1 9 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 2-0 3:41
2014-15 149 8-13 0-4 0-2 0 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 1-2 3:51
2015-16 149 14-11 1-4 1-2 3 3-1/3rd 0-0 2-1 1-1 1-3 2:05
Career 36-47 3-14 1-5 12 3-1 0-0 5-8 1-1 5-6 2:05


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